Department of Accounting & Business Law


See how Department of Accounting aims to contribute to the business community and society at large.
Accounting Impact

At the Department of Accounting and Business Law, we believe that it is our right and responsibility to leave a positive mark not only on academic life but also on society at large. To accomplish this goal, the researchers at our department engage actively in societal discussions. 

Emma-Riikka Myllymäki discussed the quality and development of sustainability reporting in a seminar

The Better Business - Better Society seminar series discusses the current and societally essential topics at the School of Business.

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Learning from strategic investments: Post-completion auditing — Jari Huikku

Aalto University is celebrating its new tenured professors with popular talks by our new Associate & Full level tenure track professors.

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Associate Professor Jari Huikku photo by Mikko Raskinen

Emma-Riikka Myllymäki was part of the Aalto team assessing the best sustainability report in Finland

The sustainability report review was carried out in cooperation with the Aalto University School of Business. Assistant professor Emma-Riikka Myllymäki from the department of accounting participated as one of the jury members. Stora Enso’s Sustainability Reporting Team was awarded the top prize and Soya's report was categorised the best in the SME category.

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Emma-Riikka Myllymäki is Assistant Professor of Accounting in the School of Business. Photo: Outi Puukko

Jukka Sihvonen presented his LGBT research in the School of Business 110th anniversary seminar

In the School of Business 110th anniversary seminar, assistant professor Jukka Sihvonen presented his and his co-authors' research "Does Lesbian and Gay Friendliness Pay Off? A New Look at LGBT Policies and Firm Performance". According to the paper, LGBT‐friendly corporate policies enhance firm performance. The Better Business - Better Society seminar series discusses the current and societally essential topics at the School of Business.

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Apulaisprof. Jukka Sihvonen. Kuva: Mortti Saarnia

Viherkentällä | Aalto Blogs

In his blog, Timo Viherkenttä talks about current issues in taxation, pension finance, public finance and investment markets.

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Kuvassa näkyy professori Teemu Malmi Aallon Töölön kampuksen juhlasalin lavalla pitämässä avauspuheenvuoroa Taloudenpuolustuskurssilla 2023.
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The ninth Economic Defence Course analysed the Government Programme

A welfare society cannot survive without innovations and successful business activities. This is why the objectives and measures to improve the operating conditions of companies that were outlined in the Government Programme must be successful.
Kuvassa saara Hietanen seisoo Kauppakorkeakoulun aulassa portaiden edessä.
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Various career paths: tax expert Saara Hietanen is building a better world

Saara Hietanen became interested in organisational activities in upper secondary school through her love for animals, but only started a career in organisations and advocacy work after working in an international auditing company. Instead of animal rights, Hietanen ended up promoting fair taxation.
Kuvassa näkyy vihreä kaurapelto ja digitaalisuutta kuvaavia 0- ja 1-merkkejä.
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Could carbon farming be scaled into a genuine alternative to industrialized agriculture?

In a new research project, researchers at the School of Business examine farmers' experiences of carbon farming to build understanding of the functioning of a new agricultural market.
opiskelija ja professori, Kauppakorkeakoulu. Kuva: Roope Kiviranta
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Students developed a strategy implementation tool for NGO Startup Refugees

School of Business students also perform project work for non-commercial organisations
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